Adriana Lee

Adriana is the resident writer-slash-culture vulture who has written about everything from smartphones, tablets, apps, accessories, and small biz technology to cooking, fashion, pop culture, newsmakers and the arts. She has appeared on Fox Business News, and her work has been published in Time Magazine, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and others. All of this gives her a unique view on her passions, technology and modern lifestyle. You can find her where the two intersect, at TechnoBuffalo, or follow her on Twitter at @Adra_La

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Ouch!: Thief Steals Laptop Containing 5 Years of Ph.D. Student's Research Data

Ouch!: Thief Steals Laptop Containing 5 Years of Ph.D. Student's Research Data

Adriana Lee

Who doesn’t know the horrifying, nerve-jangling experience of losing a mobile device? If it hasn’t yet happened to you, then count your lucky stars. First panic sets in, then shock, usually followed by the stomach-gnawing sensation of utter desperation. And that’s just your run-of-the-mill scenario. Imagine how this poor student feels. When the Rutgers Ph.D. candidate’s Lenovo Thinkpad...

Is Android Leaking Users? Survey Says Loyalty Will Drive iOS to the Top in U.S. By 2015

Is Android Leaking Users? Survey Says Loyalty Will Drive iOS to the Top in U.S. By 2015

Adriana Lee

There is no doubt that Android numbers are the ones to beat in the U.S. Google’s mobile platform accounts for more than half of all smartphone sales here, with 51.2 percent marketshare. A year ago, it was 45.4 percent. That’s not a massive surge, but it’s still enough to beat iOS, which didn’t grow at all. It actually went down, from 47 percent to 43.5 percent. Now, you could look at...

Rural Folks Rejoice: First Commercial Broadband Service Via TV White Space Rolls Out

Rural Folks Rejoice: First Commercial Broadband Service Via TV White Space Rolls Out

Adriana Lee

If you're in a LTE coverage area, you're probably living the good life. Likely, it's a metropolitan area with multiple sources of high-speed connectivity — whether home cable/broadband, fiber or 4G cellular service. Many rural users, however, have long suffered through a black hole of Internet existence. Did you know that there are still people out there who use dial-up service? Horrors...

Facebook Home Flopping Already? Over Half of Google Play Users Give It Just 1 or 2 Stars

Facebook Home Flopping Already? Over Half of Google Play Users Give It Just 1 or 2 Stars

Adriana Lee

If Facebook Home was one of my friends, I’d be breaking out the ice cream and letting her cry on my shoulder right about now. She just had her coming-out party and basically got rejected from most of the people who danced with her. Facebook Home landed in the Google Play Store on Friday, but after only a few hours, the app launcher and home screen already garnered some pretty harsh...

Shodan, The Frightening Search Tool That Uncovers The Security Holes In Your Home, Business And More

Shodan, The Frightening Search Tool That Uncovers The Security Holes In Your Home, Business And More

Adriana Lee

Not exactly “The Deep Web,” but that didn’t stop CNN Money from calling it “the scariest search engine on the Internet.” I’m talking about Shodan, a sort of anti-Google search tool. When people need to find something online, most fire up their browsers and point Google to a set of keywords and phrases, and hope for the best. And if the desired results don’t come up, they figure it’s...